My Dad the Luger

Raymond L Fales, age 82, talks to his son, and his grandson about being on the U.S. Luge team in the 1964 Winter Olympics, in Innsbruck Austria.


This interview investigates many historical events from the unique perspective of my mother who grew up in Austria in the late 1900s and moved to the USA in 1996 (a decision she goes into detail on). We discuss the influence...

Interview with my Aunt Aisha

Talking with my Aunt about her interests and the people around her who inspired her to do those things.

Virginia Breen and Daniel Breen

Daniel Breen (26) shares a conversation with his mother, Virginia Breen (74), about Virginia's upbringing in Massachusetts, her advocacy for women's rights, and her travels around the world.

From Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland

My dad’s coming to America was not as easy as I once thought. My dad, his parents, and his grandparents all immigrated from Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland, Ohio in the year 1997 because they were exiled. I’ve never heard this story...

Odette Cook and Daniel Moore

The story of Odette's childhood and family history, beginning with her family's emigration from Hungary to France, her move to London, and then the United States.

Josephine Rosner and Jonathan Schwartz

Josephine "Finny" Rosner (95) is interviewed by her friend Jonathan Schwartz (51) about growing up in Vienna before she and her family left the city when the "Anschluss" happened. She also talks about her love for her native city, moving...

World War 2 – Inge

Inge talked about her mother’s journey across Europe near the end of the war as her and her family were fleeing the Russians advance.

KURT LUGER Kasperlgeschichte

Die berühmte Kasperlgeschichte, die mich und meine Kinder inspiriert und gefesselt hat, soll auch für UR-UR-UR Enkeln lebendig sein:)

Phyllis Rosenblum and Phyllis Plotnick

Phyllis Rosenblum (78) and Phyllis Plotnick (72) reflect on the start of the Friends group in the Gulfport Public Library. They share the pride in the increase in programming, establishing itself as a cultural hub for the area, and involving...

My Omas story!

I got to share stories that is near and dear to my heart although there are many more, you now have a glimpse into my Omas life. She's a living history book and I'm soo lucky to have her.-"Love you...